Mitchell, Thomas 1892-1962
Most widely held works about Thomas Mitchell
Most widely held works by Thomas Mitchell
High noon ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1952 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,835 libraries worldwide
This is the classic tale of a lawman who stands alone to defend a town of cowardly citizens against a gang of revenge-seeking criminals. In the greatest showdown in the history of cinema, the lawman stands to lose not only the town but his new wife.
Gone with the wind ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1939 and 2009 in English and held by 1,755 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the life and loves of the beautiful and selfish Scarlett O'Hara. The story begins on the O'Hara's Georgia plantation of Tara in antebellum days and moves through the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Stagecoach ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,699 libraries worldwide
Nine disparate travelers are thrust together in a perilous journey, a ride on a stagecoach destined for Apache territory.
Gone with the wind ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,617 libraries worldwide
Presents the story of Scarlett O'Hara, a Southern belle who enjoys her socialite lifestyle and the attention of many eligible single rich men. This idyllic lifestyle is shattered by the onset of the U.S. Civil War that eventually reduces her home to near ruins. Robbed of the luxuries she loved, she vows to grow strong so she will never be poor again. She begins to ruthlessly climb to the top of the new social order. Scarlett also has a complex, love-hate relationship with Rhett Butler, a man of questionable morals.
Frank Capra's It's a wonderful life ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 1,373 libraries worldwide
George Bailey is not having a good day. His life in the sleepy little town of Bedford Falls has been thrown off track, perhaps never to recover. His business has failed, he's wanted by the police, and he's had a fight with his beloved wife Mary. On this disastrous day, his responsibilities and frustrations overwhelm him, leading him to a bridge and serious contemplation of suicide. It's up to an angel named Clarence to convince George that his life has been one of worth and that it's still worth living. After taking a long look at George's life, the angel offers a portrait of what life in Bedford Falls would be like if George had never been born. This classic, sentimental favorite has become a Christmas tradition.
Frank Capra's it's a wonderful life ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in English and held by 1,356 libraries worldwide
George Bailey, a desperate and suicidal man, is visited by a guardian angel who shows him how important he has been to those around him in his life.
Stagecoach ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 874 libraries worldwide
A group of passengers with nothing in common are stuck inside a coach that is being attacked by bandits and Indians.
Lost horizon ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 766 libraries worldwide
Fleeing war-torn China, a small planeload of people are hijacked to an idyllic valley in the Himalayas where time has virtually stopped. There Conway, a British diplomat, falls in love with a beautiful woman, and is asked to remain in Shangri-La as its new leader.
Frank Capra's Mr. Smith goes to Washington ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 608 libraries worldwide
Jefferson Smith is a small town idealist who answers the call to duty when he's unexpectedly named to fill a vacant seat in the U.S. Senate. Determined to do some good, he sponsors a bill to create a national boy's camp, unaware it threatens to undermine a graft scheme sponsored by his home state's crooked political machine. Framed and threatened with expulsion, Jefferson takes to the Senate floor to prove his innocence.
Eugene O'Neill's The long voyage home ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1940 and 2007 in English and held by 557 libraries worldwide
This critically acclaimed saga delves deep into the soul of the men at sea, their perilous trade, their lives and their tragic deaths aboard a cold steel cargo ship in the wake of World War II.
The keys of the kingdom ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1944 and 2010 in English and held by 544 libraries worldwide
Inspiring, moving story of one man's effort to serve God without any thought of personal gain or earthly reward.
Make way for tomorrow ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 510 libraries worldwide
In this 'enormously moving Depression-era depiction of the frustrations of family, aging, and the generation gap' [-- Container], an elderly couple must move in with their adult children when they lose their home.
Only angels have wings ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1939 and 2006 in English and held by 500 libraries worldwide
Story of the men working for a South American mail and freight business in the 1930s. They are trying to win a lucrative government contract to carry mail, and must perform satisfactorily despite bad weather, injuries, poor cash flow and a woman trying to win the boss's heart.
Our town ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1940 and 2004 in English and held by 487 libraries worldwide
Deals with life in a small New Hampshire community during the early years of the 20th century.
The Hunchback of Notre Dame ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1939 and 1996 in English and held by 414 libraries worldwide
Quasimodo, the hunchback bell-ringer of Notre Dame, rescues and defends the gypsy girl, Esmeralda.
The fighting Sullivans ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
The five Sullivan brothers were close since their childhood in Iowa. They went to war together and all five died together when their ship, the U.S.S. Juneau, was sunk in the Pacific.
It's a wonderful life ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1947 and 2007 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
A man is prevented from committing suicide by a guardian angel, who takes him back through his life to show him what good he has done.
The black swan ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 366 libraries worldwide
Pirate Morgan is pardoned and made the new governor of Jamaica on one condition - he must stop his fellow pirates from doing their criminal actions.
The outlaw ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
Loosely-based on the historic saga of the life and crimes of Billy the Kid, this film tells of Billy's meeting with Doc Holliday and Pat Garrett at a way station where they quarrel over a half-breed girl.
The hunchback of Notre Dame ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1939 and 1996 in English and held by 268 libraries worldwide
Charles Laughton is remarkable as the deaf, grotesque hunchback who rescues a beautiful Gypsy girl (O'Hara) from the noose of an ugly mob. Swooping down from the bell tower, he carries her away to the cathedral where she can claim sanctuary. And there, as he protects her from death, he is moved by her great beauty and falls in love with her.
Action and adventure films Air mail service Ambushes and surprises American Civil War (1861-1865) Angels Bills, Legislative Christmas films Christmas films Coaching (Transportation) Criminals Depressions Documentary films Drama Families Fantasy films Fantasy films Feature films Feature films Fiction films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Frontier and pioneer life Georgia Hijacking of aircraft Himalaya Mountains History Interpersonal relations Legislators Man-woman relationships O'Hara, Scarlett (Fictitious character) Plantation life Political corruption Reconstruction (United States : 1865-1877) Romance films Sheriffs South America Stagecoaches Success Suicidal behavior Suicide Triangles (Interpersonal relations) United States United States.--Congress.--Senate Video recordings--for the hearing impaired War films West (U.S.) Western films Western films Women World War (1939-1945)
Multiple languages (16)
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